Cornel de Ronde


Full Name: Cornel de Ronde

Position: Research Geologist

Contact details

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1983: BSc, Geology/Geophysics; 1985: MSc (1st Class Honours), Geology/Geophysics; 1991: PhD, Geology/Geochemistry

Areas of expertise

Geology: Geochronology
Geology: Geological mapping
Geology: Mineral deposit research
Geology: Oceanography
Geology: Origin of Life
Geology: Structural Geology
Geology: Tectonics

Professional activities

Geological Society of America: Member
American Geophysical Union: Member
Society of Economic Geologists: Member
Geological Society of New Zealand: Member
Seamount Biogeoscience network: Member
Te Whare Wanaga o Awanuirangi: Science Faculty Board: Advisor
International Marine Minerals Society: Board: Director
Resource Geology, Japan: Advisory Editorial Board: Member
Society of Economic Geologists: Fellow

Major publications

Embley, R.W.; Chadwick, W.W.; Baker, E.T.; Butterfield, D.A.; Resing, J.A.; de Ronde, C.E.J.; Tunnicliffe, V.; Lupton, J.E.; Juniper, S.K.; Rubin, K.H.; Stern, R.J.; Lebon, G.T.; Nakamura, K.; Merle, S.G.; Hein, J.R.; Wiens, D.A.; Tamura, Y. 2006 Long-term eruptive activity at a submarine arc volcano. Nature, 441(7092): 494-497

Hannington, M.D.; de Ronde, C.E.J.; Petersen, S. 2005 Sea-floor tectonics and submarine hydrothermal systems. p. 111-141 IN: Hedenquist, J.W.; Thompson, J.F.H.; Goldfarb, R.J.; Richards, J.P. (eds) Economic geology : one hundredth anniversary volume : 1905 - 2005. Littleton, Colo.: Society of Economic Geologists

de Ronde, C.E.J.; Hannington, M.D.; Stoffers, P.; Wright, I.C.; Ditchburn, R.G.; Reyes, A.G.; Baker, E.T.; Massoth, G.J.; Lupton, J.E.; Walker, S.L.; Greene, R.R.; Soong, C.W.R.; Ishibashi, J.; Lebon, G.T.; Bray, C.J.; Resing, J.A. 2005 Evolution of a submarine magmatic-hydrothermal system : Brothers volcano, southern Kermadec arc, New Zealand. Economic Geology, 100(6): 1097-1133

de Ronde, C.E.J.; Massoth, G.J.; Baker, E.T.; Lupton, J.E. 2003 Submarine hydrothermal venting related to volcanic arcs. p. 91-110 IN: Simmons, S.F.; Graham, I.J. Volcanic, geothermal, and ore-forming fluids : rulers and witnesses of processes within the earth. Littleton, Colo: Society of Economic Geologists. Special publication / Society of Economic Geologists 10.

de Ronde, C.E.J.; Baker, E.T.; Massoth, G.J.; Lupton, J.E.; Wright, I.C.; Feely, R.A.; Greene, R.R. 2001 Intra-oceanic subduction-related hydrothermal venting, Kermadec volcanic arc, New Zealand. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 193: 359-369

de Ronde, C.E.J.; Faure, K.; Bray, C.J.; Whitford, D.J. 2000 Round Hill shear zone-hosted gold deposit, Macraes Flat, Otago, New Zealand : Evidence of a magmatic ore fluid. Economic Geology, 95(5): 1025-1048

de Ronde, C.E.J.; Channer, D.M.deR.; Faure, K.; Bray, C.J.; Spooner, E.T.C. 1997 Fluid chemistry of Archean seafloor hydrothermal vents : implications for the composition of circa 3.2 Ga seawater. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 61(19): 4025-4042

de Ronde, C.E.J. 1995 Fluid chemistry and isotopic characteristics of seafloor hydrothermal systems and associated VMS deposits : potential for magmatic contributions. p. 479- 521 IN: Thompson, J.F.H. (ed.) Magmas, fluids, and ore deposits. Victoria, B.C.: Mineralogical Association of Canada. Short course handbook / Mineralogical Association of Canada 23.

de Ronde, C.E.J.; de Wit, M.J. 1994 Tectonic history of the Barberton greenstone belt, South Africa : 490 million years of Archean crustal evolution. Tectonics, 13(4): 983-1005

de Ronde, C.E.J.; de Wit, M.J.; Spooner, E.T.C. 1994 Early Archean (>3.2 Ga) Fe-oxide-rich, hydrothermal discharge vents in the Barberton greenstone belt, South Africa. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 106(1): 86-104

de Ronde, C.E.J.; Spooner, E.T.C.; de Wit, M.J.; Bray, C.J. 1992 Shear zone-related, Au quartz vein deposits in the Barberton greenstone belt, South Africa : field and petrographic characteristics, fluid properties, and light stable isotope geochemistry. Economic Geology, 87(2): 366-402

de Wit, M.J.; Roering, C.; Hart, R.J.; Armstrong, R.A.; de Ronde, C.E.J.; Green, R.W.E.; Tredoux, M.; Peberdy, E.; Hart, R.A. 1992 Formation of an Archaean continent. Nature, 357(6379): 553-562

de Ronde, C.E.J.; Kamo, S.; Davis, D.W.; de Wit, M.J.; Spooner, E.T.C. 1991 Field, geochemical and U-Pb isotopic constraints from hypabyssal felsic intrusions within the Barberton greenstone belt, South Africa : implications for tectonics and the timing of gold mineralization. Precambrian research, 49(3/4): 261-280

de Ronde, C.E.J.; Blattner, P. 1988 Hydrothermal alteration, stable isotopes and fluid inclusions of the Golden Cross epithermal gold-silver deposit, Waihi, New Zealand. Economic Geology, 83(5): 895-917; doi: 10.2113/gsecongeo.83.5.895

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